Monthly Archives: September 2014

#BlogElul 23: Love

              Love is supposed to be easy we slip into a relationship and our lives are forever better. Fartik! (done!), as my father used to say. The truth is – it’s not the truth. … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 22: Dare

              Dare to be open Dare to reflect Dare to explore Dare to be vulnerable Dare to admit Dare to change. Open to possibilities Reflect honestly Explore where you went wrong Be vulnerable and … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 21: Change

              Change is a 24/7 thing A no-holds-barred thing A careful-what-you-wish-for thing A watch-for-it thing. Elul is double down time Change appears in our waking time Our daydreaming time Our REM sleep time If … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 20: Judge

              God as judge the defining focus of the Yamim Noraim the reason to move toward teshuvah to be assured a place in the Book of Life for another year. To be judged unworthy … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 19: Ask

              I have found that asking a question with intentionality with curiosity requires vulnerability.   Not a social nicety: How are you? How’s your day? What’s new? What’s for dinner?   A caring, open … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 18: Pray

Prayer, for me, is a gift. A gift of time to commune with God whatever/whoever that means the God inside, nature, a higher power, a mystical being. Prayer, for me, is about ritual. Over the years, I have created my … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 17: Awaken

              Last night was rife with disturbed/disturbing sleep nightmares attacking relentlessly/mercilessly old trauma flying in flashing/slashing understanding slipping away eluding/excluding. This morning I awoke to an awakening realizing that sometimes the unfathomable is simply … Continue reading

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